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Sale 1226 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 29 September-1 October, 2020

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Category — Italian States thru Japan

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1608
 
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1608, Italian States thru JapanITALIAN STATES, Naples, 1860, -1/2t Blue, Large Die Proof, Sperati Forgery (8 Sperati; Sassone 16 Sperati), ITALIAN STATES, Naples, 1860, -1/2t Blue, Large Die Proof, Sperati Forgery (8 Sperati; Sassone 16 Sperati)ITALIAN STATES, Naples, 1860, -1/2t Blue, Large Die Proof, Sperati Forgery (8 Sperati; Sassone 16 Sperati). 48 x 61mm, signed by Sperati in pencil at bottom, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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1609
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1609, Italian States thru JapanITALIAN STATES, Sardinia, 1854, 20c Indigo (8b; Sassone 11), ITALIAN STATES, Sardinia, 1854, 20c Indigo (8b; Sassone 11)ITALIAN STATES, Sardinia, 1854, 20c Indigo (8b; Sassone 11). Full original gum, lightly hinged, large margins, deep color, sharp embossing, Extremely Fine, with 2019 Avi certificate, Scott $700.00, Sassone €1,200

E. 200-300
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1610
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1610, Italian States thru JapanITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, -1/2g Orange, Palermo Printing (10g; Sassone 1), ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, -1/2g Orange, Palermo Printing (10g; Sassone 1)ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, -1/2g Orange, Palermo Printing (10g; Sassone 1). Plate 1, pos. 77, original gum, minor h.r., large balanced margins, bright shade, razor-sharp impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, signed A. Brun, with 2020 Avi certificate, Scott $700.00, Sassone €1,200

E. 200-300
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1611
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1611, Italian States thru JapanITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 1g Olive Green (12; Sassone 5a), ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 1g Olive Green (12; Sassone 5a)ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 1g Olive Green (12; Sassone 5a). Plate 3, pos. 63, original gum, large balanced margins, bold shade and intense impression, Extremely Fine, a difficult stamp to acquire in this choice condition, signed A. Brun, with 2020 Avi certificate, Scott $2,950.00, Sassone €10,000

E. 1,000-1,500
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1612
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1612, Italian States thru JapanITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 5g Bright Vermilion (15b; Sassone 11a), ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 5g Bright Vermilion (15b; Sassone 11a)ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 5g Bright Vermilion (15b; Sassone 11a). Plate 2, pos. 16, original gum, h.r., large to full margins, exceptionally bright color on fresh paper, intense impression, Very Fine and choice, signed A. Brun, with 2020 Avi certificate, Scott $725.00, Sassone €1,250

E. 200-300
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1613
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1613, Italian States thru JapanITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 10g Dark Blue (16; Sassone 12), ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 10g Dark Blue (16; Sassone 12)ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 10g Dark Blue (16; Sassone 12). Original gum, minor h.r., large margins all around, exceptionally deep shade on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, scarce in this choice condition, signed A. Brun, with 2020 Avi certificate, Scott $975.00, Sassone €1,800

E. 300-400
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1614
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1614, Italian States thru JapanITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 20g Dark Gray Violet (17; Sassone 13), ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 20g Dark Gray Violet (17; Sassone 13)ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 20g Dark Gray Violet (17; Sassone 13). Pos. 50, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins including sheet margin at right, bold color with razor-sharp impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, signed A. Brun, with 2020 Avi certificate, Scott $975.00, Sassone €975

E. 300-400
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1615
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1615, Italian States thru JapanITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 50g Dark Red Brown (18; Sassone 14), ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 50g Dark Red Brown (18; Sassone 14)ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 50g Dark Red Brown (18; Sassone 14). Pos. 15, original gum, h.r., large margins, intense shade and crisp impression, Very Fine and choice, signed A. Brun, with 2020 Avi certificate, Scott $975.00, Sassone €1,800

E. 300-400
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1616
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1616, Italian States thru JapanITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 50g Dark Purplish Brown (18 var; Sassone 14b), ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 50g Dark Purplish Brown (18 var; Sassone 14b)ITALIAN STATES, Sicily, 1859, 50g Dark Purplish Brown (18 var; Sassone 14b). Pos. 84, original gum, h.r., large margins all around, exceptionally rich color in this distinctive shade, bold impression, Extremely Fine, a rare shade unlisted in Scott in superb condition, signed A. Brun, with 2020 Avi certificate, Sassone €5,500

E. 1,000-1,500
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1617
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1617, Italian States thru JapanITALY, 1934, 10l Blue & Black, "Servizio Di Stato" (CO2; Sassone SA2), ITALY, 1934, 10l Blue & Black, "Servizio Di Stato" (CO2; Sassone SA2)ITALY, 1934, 10l Blue & Black, "Servizio Di Stato" (CO2; Sassone SA2). Mint N.H., exceptionally bright and fresh, a Very Fine example of this scarce Air Post Official, with 2020 Avi certificate, Scott $1,750.00, Sassone €2,200

E. 400-500
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1618
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1618, Italian States thru JapanJAPAN, 1871, 48m Brown, Plate 1 on Laid Paper (1), JAPAN, 1871, 48m Brown, Plate 1 on Laid Paper (1)JAPAN, 1871, 48m Brown, Plate 1 on Laid Paper (1). Without gum as issued, large margins all around, rich color, strong impression, Very Fine and choice, Scott $225.00

E. 150-200
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1619
 
JAPAN, Classic Group. Six unused stamps, incl. 1871 48m and 100m, 1872 -1/2s (2), No. 11 and 36 (Syllabic 17), mixed condition with faults, accompanied by four Eichhorn befund certificates, Fine

E. 150-200
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1620
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1620, Italian States thru JapanJAPAN, 1914, 5y Green, 10y Violet Empress Jingo (146-147), JAPAN, 1914, 5y Green, 10y Violet Empress Jingo (146-147)JAPAN, 1914, 5y Green, 10y Violet Empress Jingo (146-147). Each with light h.r., bright colors, Fine-Very Fine, Scott $1,000.00

E. 400-500
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1621
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1621, Italian States thru JapanJAPAN, 1924, 5y Green, 10y Dull Violet Empress Jingo (188-189), JAPAN, 1924, 5y Green, 10y Dull Violet Empress Jingo (188-189)JAPAN, 1924, 5y Green, 10y Dull Violet Empress Jingo (188-189). 5y trivial h.r., 10y lightly hinged, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine, Scott $725.00

E. 300-400
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1622
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1622, Italian States thru JapanJAPAN, Offices in China, 1914, 3s Rose (37), JAPAN, Offices in China, 1914, 3s Rose (37)JAPAN, Offices in China, 1914, 3s Rose (37). Tied by Shanghai IJPO 22.11.20 circular datestamp on stampless cover originally within Shanghai, with “Local Postage Paid” octagonal Oct. 1920 datestamp, sent to Mr. Johnstone at Pacific Mail Steamship Co., and forwarded to Yokohama, cover with trivial edgewear, Fine, an unusual combination of markings, the Postage Paid marking is three years earlier than listed by Chang

E. 300-400
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